Recently, in one of the Facebook writers’ groups I’m in, I read a post by a person who was really upset at the idea that, to quote the most famous example, “The first draft of anything is sh*t.” She took that literally and was upset at the idea that she should spend her time and… Read More


I recently discovered Chris Brecheen’s witty and intelligent blog, Writing About Writing. I’m enjoy the hell out of it. It’s refreshing after being on Facebook. Chris is one of those people – sharp tongued, outspoken, stomp on the floor, tell it as he sees it even if you don’t want to hear it – that… Read More


Kristen Lamb’s post on the antagonist is going to help me plenty. She adds a perspective that cleared some of my confusion and apprehension. The Engine of Fiction—Meet the Antagonist    … Read More


It’s funny – I don’t like his books, but boy, does he have a clear eye and good advice for writers: Advice from Kurt Vonnegut that Every Writer Needs to Read    … Read More